Topic “online journalism”
Smartphones have become indispensable and have transformed various aspects of our daily lives, including the way that we consume news and how it is produced. To help those interested in learning about the latest in mobile media and how journalism can be done via smartphone, the Brazilian National Association of Newspapers (ANJ) and the Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas, supported by Google, will offer the Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) titled “Introduction to Mobile Journalism.”
Registration is now open for the 14th International Symposium on Online Journalism, which will be held at the University of Texas at Austin on April 19-20, 2013. Since 1999, ISOJ has attracted journalists, media executives and scholars from around the world to a unique conference that mixes top leaders of the news industry and academics who present cutting-edge research on the field of digital journalism. Seats are limited. Click here to register now and guarantee your spot. Read more »
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Alberto Cairo wants to change the way journalists look at infographics. “Part of the problem is that print journalists believe that it is the job of computer graphics designers and artists only, while designers and artists believe that a traditional journalist will never be able to create good graphics,” he says. “Both groups are wrong. Infographics is not an art, but rather a means of visual communication and its rules can be learned with relative ease.” Read more »
More than 200 journalists, media executives and academics from throughout the world participated in the 12th International Symposium on Online Journalism (ISOJ) April 1–2, 2011, at the University of Texas at Austin. Participants from North America, South America, Asia, Africa and Europe discussed successes and challenges in using digital technology to cover news and engage audiences while sustaining online news operations. Read more »
Nearly 100 journalists from Latin America and the Caribbean have completed the second offering of the webinar “How to Write for the Web,” taught in Spanish by Guillermo Franco, author of a book by the same name. The two-hour webinar was held Nov. 15. Read more »